The Thoughts

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The Thoughts

By | Feb. 2013
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Aliah Rolland
Mrs. Remington
Creative Wrighting
5 December 2012
“The Thoughts”
It was Christmas Day and I was dreading opening the gift from my Aunt Jenny. As always I planted a corny grin on my face expecting a cheesy present, but I’m not sure if it was cheesy or not. As I was opening my presents I come to my Aunts last and so I pick it up, it was just a small box in the same red wrapping paper with tiny cartoon Christmas trees and big yellow bow on it. I slowly rip the paper and while I’m doing that I start to see a glow coming from the box, when I fully open it I find a measly glowing ball, so I put it in the pile of all my other lame gifts.

That night as I was drifting off to sleep I hear a faint whirring sound coming from the closet where I put my presents. I get up and go to check it out, I find my lame gift floating and glowing brighter than normal, then it floats toward me and tells me to grab it, so I do and then it goes into my hand and I start tingling and then … it stops. So I go back to sleep thinking it was just a dream. But was it?

The next morning I woke up and remember that “dream” I had but I also remember another dream, and in that dream someone told me “if ever you want just wish for mine, but keep in mind its one days’ time.” I had not one idea what that was supposed to mean. So I keep that in mind and of course I go and play with the toys I got the day before.

As I was playing I just had to get my little sister and brother to leave me alone, I wanted that so bad, then my hand started glowing as I remembered to wish so I wished and it went black for a couple of seconds and they were gone and out of sight.

For the rest of the day I got everything I wanted, EVERYTHING, from riches to meeting my idols. But then it was time to go to bed so I went upstairs to my room and fell asleep. The next morning I woke up, it was all gone no more anything! I tried to wish it back but I heard something that said “this time next year you...